International Money transfer

Receive money from around the world using MTN Mobile Money​

Overview

​​Receive money from around the world using MTN Mobile Money - simple, easy, secure and extremely convenient. 

New Rates: You can also send money to Rwanda & Kenya with our new send rates by simply Dialing *165*1*3#.

See the new rates below. (Or Download the PDF)

Min - Max New 
500 - 2,500​                            2,000
2,501 - 5,000                            2,200
5,001 - 15,000                            2,400
15,001 - 30,000                            2,900
30,001 - 45,000                            3,500
45,001 - 60,000                            4,100
60,001 - 125,000                            5,700
125,001 - 250,000                            9,500
250,001 - 500,000                          17,000
500,001 - 1,000,000                          32,000
1,000,001 - 2,000,000                          62,000
2,000,001 - 4,000,000                        100,000
4,000,001 - 7,000,000                        100,000


MTN Rwanda

Receive money from MTN Rwanda

You can receive money from MTN Rwanda customers directly into your MTN Uganda Mobile Money account. MTN Rwanda customers sending money to Uganda should follow these simple steps below:

  • Dial *830#
  • Enter receiving number (+2567xxxxxxxx)
  • Enter amount
  • A message with the amount and forex exchange details is shared
  • Press ‘1’ to confirm

You will then receive a message prompting approval of the transaction. To approve the transaction, dial *182# then select ’my account’ then ’pending approvals’.

You will then need to approve the amount by entering your MTN Mobile Money PIN.

Send Money to MTN Rwanda

You can now send money to MTN Rwanda customers directly from your MTN Mobile Money number to an MTN Rwanda customer. The customer should have MTN Mobile Money active.

 

To send money follow the steps below;

  • Dial *165*1*3#​
  • Enter the MTN Rwanda customer
  • Then the amount in UGX
  • You will get a transaction summary which includes the fee, the forex rate and the amount in Rwandan Francs that will be received.
  • Enter PIN to confirm
Safaricom

Receive money from Safaricom M-Pesa

You can receive money from Safaricom M-Pesa customers directly onto your MTN Uganda Mobile Money account.

M-Pesa customers sending money to Uganda should follow these simple steps below:

  • Dial *840#
  • Enter M-Pesa PIN to access the International Money Transfer service
  • The M-Pesa customer can then send money by following the prompts below:
  • Enter the receiving number (+2567xxxxxxxx)
  • Enter the amount in Ugandan Shillings
  • They will then see a display showing:
  • Amount to send
  • Charges to be applied
  • Total amount to be deducted
  • They will then be prompted to accept or decline
    • A confirmation message is then sent to the receiving customer with details of the transaction. 

Send Money to Safaricom MPesa
  • You can now send money to Safaricom MPesa customers directly from your MTN Mobile Money number to Safaricom MPesa number.

    To send money follow the steps below;

    • Dial *165*1*3#​
    • ​Enter the Safaricom MPesa number
    • Then the amount in UGX
    • You will get a transaction summary which includes the fee, the forex rate and the amount in Kenya Shillings that will be received.
    • Enter PIN to confirm
WorldRemit

You can now receive money directly onto your MTN Mobile Money account from around the world. Customers overseas can send money directly to you using www.worldremit.com.

The sender requires a bank account and should be from one of the countries listed here.

Receiving MTN Mobile Money is free.

How it works

Step one
Download the WorldRemit app from the Google Play or iOS stores from the links here:

Afroremit

Receive money from anywhere in the world

You can receive money from anywhere in the world directly onto your MTN Mobile Money account.

In order to send money abroad, the sender must visit www.afroremit.com and register. A Visa or MasterCard is required to complete this transaction.

Thereafter, the sender must enter your phone number and the amount they would like to send to you. They will be charged a 3% fee of the amount they are sending you, and a maximum of $300 can be sent.

Receiving money through MTN Mobile Money is free.

This is a simple, easy, convenient and affordable means of receiving money from all around the world.


​​Receive money from around the world using MTN Mobile Money - simple, easy, secure and extremely convenient. 

New Rates: You can also send money to Rwanda & Kenya with our new send rates by simply Dialing *165*1*3#.

See the new rates below. (Or Download the PDF)

Min - Max New 
500 - 2,500​                            2,000
2,501 - 5,000                            2,200
5,001 - 15,000                            2,400
15,001 - 30,000                            2,900
30,001 - 45,000                            3,500
45,001 - 60,000                            4,100
60,001 - 125,000                            5,700
125,001 - 250,000                            9,500
250,001 - 500,000                          17,000
500,001 - 1,000,000                          32,000
1,000,001 - 2,000,000                          62,000
2,000,001 - 4,000,000                        100,000
4,000,001 - 7,000,000                        100,000



Receive money from MTN Rwanda

You can receive money from MTN Rwanda customers directly into your MTN Uganda Mobile Money account. MTN Rwanda customers sending money to Uganda should follow these simple steps below:

  • Dial *830#
  • Enter receiving number (+2567xxxxxxxx)
  • Enter amount
  • A message with the amount and forex exchange details is shared
  • Press ‘1’ to confirm

You will then receive a message prompting approval of the transaction. To approve the transaction, dial *182# then select ’my account’ then ’pending approvals’.

You will then need to approve the amount by entering your MTN Mobile Money PIN.

Send Money to MTN Rwanda

You can now send money to MTN Rwanda customers directly from your MTN Mobile Money number to an MTN Rwanda customer. The customer should have MTN Mobile Money active.

 

To send money follow the steps below;

  • Dial *165*1*3#​
  • Enter the MTN Rwanda customer
  • Then the amount in UGX
  • You will get a transaction summary which includes the fee, the forex rate and the amount in Rwandan Francs that will be received.
  • Enter PIN to confirm

Receive money from Safaricom M-Pesa

You can receive money from Safaricom M-Pesa customers directly onto your MTN Uganda Mobile Money account.

M-Pesa customers sending money to Uganda should follow these simple steps below:

  • Dial *840#
  • Enter M-Pesa PIN to access the International Money Transfer service
  • The M-Pesa customer can then send money by following the prompts below:
  • Enter the receiving number (+2567xxxxxxxx)
  • Enter the amount in Ugandan Shillings
  • They will then see a display showing:
  • Amount to send
  • Charges to be applied
  • Total amount to be deducted
  • They will then be prompted to accept or decline
    • A confirmation message is then sent to the receiving customer with details of the transaction. 

Send Money to Safaricom MPesa
  • You can now send money to Safaricom MPesa customers directly from your MTN Mobile Money number to Safaricom MPesa number.

    To send money follow the steps below;

    • Dial *165*1*3#​
    • ​Enter the Safaricom MPesa number
    • Then the amount in UGX
    • You will get a transaction summary which includes the fee, the forex rate and the amount in Kenya Shillings that will be received.
    • Enter PIN to confirm

You can now receive money directly onto your MTN Mobile Money account from around the world. Customers overseas can send money directly to you using www.worldremit.com.

The sender requires a bank account and should be from one of the countries listed here.

Receiving MTN Mobile Money is free.

How it works

Step one
Download the WorldRemit app from the Google Play or iOS stores from the links here:


Receive money from anywhere in the world

You can receive money from anywhere in the world directly onto your MTN Mobile Money account.

In order to send money abroad, the sender must visit www.afroremit.com and register. A Visa or MasterCard is required to complete this transaction.

Thereafter, the sender must enter your phone number and the amount they would like to send to you. They will be charged a 3% fee of the amount they are sending you, and a maximum of $300 can be sent.

Receiving money through MTN Mobile Money is free.

This is a simple, easy, convenient and affordable means of receiving money from all around the world.